Archive for Wednesday, January 9, 2002

Obituary/Lela V. Vassar


January 9, 2002

Graveside services for Lela V. (Sanders) Vassar, 85, Tonganoxie, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, Kan., with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating.

Mrs. Vassar died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center, Tonganoxie. She was born March 13, 1916, in Mountain Grove, Mo., the daughter of Charles and Beulah (Westfall) Sanders.

Survivors include three sons, Donald R. Vassar, Springfield, Mo., Robert D. Vassar, LaTour, Mo., and Russell D. Vassar, Tonganoxie; two daughters, Twila Jean Frank, Kansas City, Kan., and Theda J. Stoner, Tonganoxie; three sisters, Alta Kubic, Cabool, Mo., Rae Pence, Liberty, Mo., and Wanita Klingensmith, Independence, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

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